Carmen Simonsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychosocial function in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Relationship to neurocognition and clinical symptoms
    Carmen Simonsen
    Psychosis Research Section, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:771-83. 2010
  2. pmc Neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends on history of psychosis rather than diagnostic group
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 37:73-83. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Neurocognitive profiles in bipolar I and bipolar II disorder: differences in pattern and magnitude of dysfunction
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, and Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 10:245-55. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cannabis use and premorbid functioning as predictors of poorer neurocognition in schizophrenia spectrum disorder
    P Andreas Ringen
    KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, N 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Res 143:84-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test to assess learning potential in normal IQ schizophrenia: does it have potential?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Aker, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:405-11. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Can learning potential in schizophrenia be assessed with the standard CVLT-II? An exploratory study
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 49:179-86. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Sex differences in neuropsychological performance and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    Oslo University Hospital, Psychosis Research Unit, Oslo, Norway
    Neuropsychology 25:499-510. 2011
  8. pmc Delusions are associated with poor cognitive insight in schizophrenia
    John A Engh
    Section of Psychosis Research, Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 36:830-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning and suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Elizabeth A Barrett
    Department of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Compr Psychiatry 52:156-63. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Verbal learning contributes to cognitive insight in schizophrenia independently of affective and psychotic symptoms
    John A Engh
    Psychosis Research Unit, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo, Norway
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1059-63. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Psychosocial function in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Relationship to neurocognition and clinical symptoms
    Carmen Simonsen
    Psychosis Research Section, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:771-83. 2010
    ..Despite differences in neurocognition and psychosocial function, groups showed the same pattern in prediction of functioning irrespective of DSM-IV or clinical definition...
  2. pmc Neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends on history of psychosis rather than diagnostic group
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 37:73-83. 2011
    ..We asked whether neurocognitive dysfunction in bipolar and schizophrenia spectrum disorders depends more on history of psychosis than diagnostic category or subtype...
  3. doi request reprint Neurocognitive profiles in bipolar I and bipolar II disorder: differences in pattern and magnitude of dysfunction
    Carmen Simonsen
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, and Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 10:245-55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether patients with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder have different neurocognitive profiles...
  4. doi request reprint Cannabis use and premorbid functioning as predictors of poorer neurocognition in schizophrenia spectrum disorder
    P Andreas Ringen
    KG Jebsen Centre for Psychosis Research, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, N 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Res 143:84-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the relation between cannabis use, determined by its presence in urine, and neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenia controlling for the potential bias of premorbid functioning...
  5. doi request reprint Using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test to assess learning potential in normal IQ schizophrenia: does it have potential?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Aker, Norway
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:405-11. 2009
    ..Learning potential, a dynamic multi-administration approach to assessment, is claimed to predict functional outcome in schizophrenia better than traditional single-administration neuropsychological tests...
  6. doi request reprint Can learning potential in schizophrenia be assessed with the standard CVLT-II? An exploratory study
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 49:179-86. 2008
    ..This standard administration approach is a promising, time-saving alternative to the modified tests of learning potential used so far...
  7. doi request reprint Sex differences in neuropsychological performance and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Anja Vaskinn
    Oslo University Hospital, Psychosis Research Unit, Oslo, Norway
    Neuropsychology 25:499-510. 2011
    ..To investigate sex differences in neurocognition and social functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and the possible role of sex as a moderator of this relationship...
  8. pmc Delusions are associated with poor cognitive insight in schizophrenia
    John A Engh
    Section of Psychosis Research, Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Schizophr Bull 36:830-5. 2010
    ..The present findings suggest that delusions are associated with low cognitive insight, whereas solitary hallucinations may be associated with high cognitive insight...
  9. doi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning and suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
    Elizabeth A Barrett
    Department of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo, Norway
    Compr Psychiatry 52:156-63. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Verbal learning contributes to cognitive insight in schizophrenia independently of affective and psychotic symptoms
    John A Engh
    Psychosis Research Unit, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo, Norway
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1059-63. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between cognitive insight and neurocognition, as well as the contribution of neurocognition in explaining cognitive insight...
  11. doi request reprint Validation of the Norwegian version of the Social Functioning Scale (SFS) for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Tone Hellvin
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 51:525-33. 2010
    ..Thus, SFS adds valuable information as a supplement to standard clinician-rated assessment tools of social functioning, suited both for research and clinical work...
  12. doi request reprint Emotion perception and learning potential: mediators between neurocognition and social problem-solving in schizophrenia?
    Anja Vaskinn
    Institute of Psychiatry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:279-88. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Neurocognitive functioning in patients recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    Tone Hellvin
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Bipolar Disord 14:227-38. 2012
    ..In this study we compare neurocognitive function in a cohort of first-contact mania patients with a healthy control group matched for age, gender, and education...
  14. pmc Apathy is associated with executive functioning in first episode psychosis
    Ann Faerden
    Ulleval University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Psychiatry 9:1. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint The level of cardiovascular risk factors in bipolar disorder equals that of schizophrenia: a comparative study
    Astrid B Birkenaes
    Division of Psychiatry, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:917-23. 2007
    ..It also compares the prevalence of risk factors in each diagnostic group with the general population...